ENGINE-WP5 meeting in Padova


The seventh WP5 meeting and the first face-to-face meeting took place at Padova University on January 23, 2023 just a day before the ENGINE-GA meetings in Butrio.

Main emphasis on this meeting was in the experimental procedures, the testing facilities has been fine-tuned for accurate control and measuring to obtain useful results to calibrate the models. All researchers are impatiently waiting the results from the real connecting rod material. 

Participants enjoyed the warm hospitality provided by Professor Giovanni Meneghetti and his team members. Also a laboratory visit was in the program and we experienced the multiplicity of test programs going on in the Machine Design team.

WP5 visit to the laboratories of Machine Design at University of Padova. From left to right: Sofia Pelizzoni (UPD), Repekka Kovanen (TAU), Alberto Campagnolo (UPD), Jouko Hintikka (WAR), Tero Frondelius (WAR), Giovanni Meneghetti (UPD), Mauro Ricotta (UPD), Bernd Schönbauer (BOKU), Reijo Kouhia (TAU), Suraj More (BOKU), Joona Vaara (WAR), Herwig Mayer (BOKU), Miikka Väntänen (GBW), Marko Jokinen (GBW).